For Exhibitors

Exhibitor Forms & Materials

*Exhibitor forms may be sent by email to
or by fax to 410-280-3903*

Registration Paperwork

*Exhibitor Affidavit – Required by the State of MD. Companies licensed to do business in the State of MD my submit a copy of their MD Trader's License.
*Sample Certificate of Insurance
Liability Insurance Coverage Application
*Exhibitor Credential Request
Electrical Request Form
Dealer Information Form
Exhibitor Ticket Form
New Boats/Products Form
Products and Services Form

Payment Information

Credit Card Form
For Wiring Instructions – Please contact our office at 410-268-8828

Planning a Party?

Party Permit Policy
Party Permit Application

Show Set-Up Materials

Winning Boat Show Strategies
Show Set-Up Bulletin
Nash Events Service Kit
Exhibitor Carpet Policy
Move-In Schedule

Tent Rentals

Select Tent Rentals*
Kelly Versak
**Early bird discounts if contracted before August 5th**

Outside Tent Vendor Application – must be approved by Annapolis Boat Shows

*Preferred tent vendor

Promotional Materials

Promotional Materials

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2014 United States Powerboat Show Program (Click to download)

2015 United States Powerboat Show Program (Click to download)

Powerboat Show Exhibitor Times/Dates

October 10-11 Set-Up Days: Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
October 12 Thursday 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
October 13 Friday 10:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m
October 14 Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
October 15 Sunday 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Powerboat Industry Bounces Back After 2008 Recession

Held every October, the 2014 United States Powerboat Show closed with the highest attendance figures in years. Exhibitors found that in addition to increased attendance, 2014 reflected more genuine interest by buyers than in previous years. They pointed to the combined factors of sales, crowds, solid consumer interest, and a growing number of first-time boat buyers as an indication that the powerboat industry is coming back after years of economic stagnation.

Testimonials from 2014 United States Powerboat Show

Tri-State Marine
John Byrnew, President
"We only do the local shows and I must say this year in Annapolis is much better than last year's show.  We have sold some boats and we expect to sell more based on the interest and the leads that we put together in Annapolis." 

North Bay Marina
Tommy Fowler
"Very encouraged by the show and the traffic.  Things are much better than they were three or four years ago.  We have made sales and gotten leads that we will be able to work with."

Chesapeake Yacht Center
Josh White
"This was a fantastic show and so much better than last year.  We have sold five boats so far."

Cruiser Cats
Clark Boeken, Director
"This was our best show in four or five years.  It was twice as good as last year.  We are very happy." 

Capt. Robert Janes, Service Director
"I have no complaints.  This was a good show with great traffic.  We sold some boats and we collected some promising leads.  What more could you want?" 

Martini Yacht Sales
Paul Dour, Yacht Consultant
"We got some deals done.  We had consistent traffic throughout the show.  I always want to see mroe, but I was happy.  We have some great leads."

Sabre Yachts
Lynn Beaudoin, Sales Manager
"It's always good to come to Annapolis!  We had a fantastic show.  We love this show."

Larry Reagan
"This is by far our best show in seven or eight years.  We delveloped relationships, collected leads and had many conversations at both shows.  I am very pleased."

North Point Yacht Sales
David Cox, Yacht Sales and Brokerage
"Opening day at Brokerage Cove had high quality customers.  Friday the traffic was through the roof and the quality was great.  Saturday was packed but the quality did not match Friday.  Sunday was light in terms of traffic but I may have a buyer,  It's all worth it if I sell a boat."

Curtis Stokes & Associates
Curtis Stokes, Owner
"Overall this was a wonderful show.  It was a very good show for us.  We are happy to be here in Brokerage Cove and we will be back."

Annapolis Watersports
"What a great show!  Thanks to everyone that came to see us!  We met TONS of MasterCraft owners and enthusiasts.  Looking forward to an amazing 2015 season!!"

Bluewater Yacht Sales
"We're thankful for a strong Annapolis powerboat show this past weekend - lots of opportunites and we're expecting five new sales to be confirmed."

Marinalife, LLC
"Annapolis Powerboat Show was a success!  We got to catch up with current and new members, existing partners and marinas and enjoy the beautiful weather!"

Southport Boats
"We sold a happy couple in Annapolis a North Point Yacht Sales 29 FE - a fish rigged Southport."

Docking by Control
"We finished up our Annapolis boat shows yesterday.  We are headed back home to work on more quotes, and get our team of installers on the road!"

C-JAM Yacht Sales
"Great four days for C-JAM Yacht Sales at the Annapolis Powerboat Show."

Waterfront Marine
"We had a great show.  Thanks to everyone who made the Annapolis Powerboat Show successful!" 

Annapolis Boat Shows, a premier event management company, has produced grand in-water boat shows since 1970. Today, close to 130,000 attendees from around the world come to the Chesapeake Bay region to experience these nautical extravaganzas.

United States Powerboat Show
City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

Thursday, October 12, 2017 (VIP Day)
10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, October 13 , 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Sunday, October 15, 2017
10:00am - 5:00pm

VIP Preview Day - $35
VIP Preview Day + Additional Day - $48
Adult One Day - $18 in Advance/$20 at Gate
Adult Two Day Combo - $31
Children - $5 (6 & under FREE)